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Última Session De Visualizacíon De Las Communidad

Última Session De Visualizacíon De Las Communidad Jueves, 17 de mayo a las 6 PM – 7:30 PM Sucursal Montague, 1238 S. Winnebago Street, Rockford Necesitamos sus ideas para planificar la Biblioteca principal de vanguardia de Rockford. Por favor, venga y díganos qué quiere de su biblioteca, qué es importante para usted y qué debemos

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Stakeholder Focus:  Workforce Connection

  As you may recall, the community’s vision anticipates a condition where – all residents are leading successful and fulfilling lives, – our workforce is sought after, and – our economy is agile, innovative and strong. Connecting our residents to opportunities for education, training and employment is foundational to achieving our vision. Several community organizations

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Advanced Manufacturing Fuels Transformation

Advanced manufacturing has long been an asset of the Rockford region – an asset to be nurtured and leveraged in our region’s transformation. The region’s vision anticipates that advanced manufacturing is one of the economic drivers to bring needed resources to this region to fuel our transformation: “We have an agile, innovative and strong economy

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The Aerospace Cluster – A Thriving Economic Ecosystem

The Rockford region is home to one of America’s largest Aerospace clusters.  Over 100 manufacturers and service providers in the aerospace supply base call this region home. These companies are collectively known for their ability to design, develop, manufacture, assemble, test and service many of the most sophisticated controls and systems in the aerospace industry. 

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Transform Rockford announced its support for the March 20, 2018, referendum to restore home rule authority to the City of Rockford

ROCKFORD, IL. – Transform Rockford announced its support for the March 20, 2018, referendum to restore home rule authority to the City of Rockford. Leadership of the Transform Rockford movement also encourages the City’s voters to show their support for the referendum. Why does Transform Rockford support the referendum and encourage others to support it?

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Linking Talent with Opportunity

The Transform Rockford movement is about connecting people with opportunities. And we believe great opportunities exist here in the region – opportunities for residents, visitors, and investors. The Linking Talent with Opportunity project is all about connecting residents to career pathways that lead to successful and fulfilling careers. These pathways begin in middle school when

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Engineering Our Future

The Rockford region has long been an advanced manufacturing hub. Our region’s roots in the machine tool industry have supported our community’s evolution into a 21st-century powerhouse. In recent years, we have grown to become America’s ninth largest Aerospace hub and are now known as a place where sophisticated design, machining, and supply-chain solutions are

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NIU Engineering @ RVC Wins National Award for Talent and Place Development

The nation’s leading organization for university-led economic development has chosen a partnership between Northern Illinois University (NIU) and Rock Valley College (RVC) as this year’s best example of improving a community through local talent development.  The University Economic Development Association (UEDA) has honored NIU Engineering @ RVC with an Award of Excellence for Talent and

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RAEDC 2017 Annual Meeting w/ Guest Speaker Dr. Kevin Fleming

Date: November 15, 2017 Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Giovanni’s Restaurant & Convention Center 610 N. Bell School Rd. Rockford, IL 61107 Register at: https://goo.gl/ty4adU The RAEDC Board of Directors and Staff are proud to welcome Dr. Kevin Fleming, producer of the viral animation video “Success in the New Economy,” and author of the

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Improving & Strengthening Neighborhoods

The Great Neighborhoods Rockford Region project is underway. Using best practices identified by the Family & Neighborhoods spoke team, the project team partnered with three neighborhood associations to pilot the Great Neighborhoods project.  The project helps neighborhoods discovery and define their assets through in-person and online mapping tools, gaps in achieving the vision for their

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